Free admission to national parks on MLK Day

National parks throughout the country will commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18. All national parks will provide free admission for...

The winding road to the White House

An overview of key dates leading up to November’s presidential election BY DAVID LIGHTMAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE No sense being confident predicting how the presidential race will...

Newer, larger ships coming to Florida cruise ports

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) ORLANDO — Out with the old and in with the new. That’s the theme for the Florida cruise port shuffle...

‘Showdown’ a dramatic account of Marshall’s confirmation

BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Thurgood Marshall was an icon of the civil rights movement in the United States. The founder and executive...

OUR TOP 10 STORIES

The Florida Courier staff chose the top 10 of the hundreds of stories our newspaper staff reviewed, covered or wrote during 2015. Factors considered...

YEAR IN REVIEW

At the top of their game in 2015 From the students at the University of Missouri to the Black women at the Emmys, these people...

New Orleans votes to remove Confederate monuments

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE After several hours of heated debate, the New Orleans City Council has voted 6-1 to declare four Confederate-era monuments a nuisance,...

Strange fruit? Critic says tree at plaza honoring Black busineswoman evokes lynching image

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The fight over a tree in the immediate vicinity of a planned Maggie L. Walker plaza is raging in Richmond, Va. Gary...

Don’t like the gift card you got for Christmas? Trade it

BY KAVITA KUMAR STAR TRIBUNE (TNS) Gift cards are one of the safest bets when it comes to holiday gifts, but they are not always surefire. Maybe...

How to save big money on groceries this year

BY CAMERON HUDDLESTON GOBANKINGRATES.COM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends...

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